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Articles & Databases

Search databases to find peer reviewed articles in journals, magazines, newspapers, streaming videos, and more.

Research & Citation guides

Guides and online tutorials by course and subject. APA, MLA, and Chicago citation guides.

Videos & Media

Find streaming videos and physical media.

Books

Find print books, DVDs, and more through OCtopus. Locate e-books and streaming media using publication finder. 

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Borrowing Items

Borrowing information (books, laptops, course reserves)

Borrowing Services

Interlibrary Loan

Request items from another library.

Request from a non-OC Library

Computers & Technology

Software on computer workstations, wifi, printing and copying, troubleshooting, and off-campus access information.

Copyright at Okanagan College

The use of copyrighted works by OC employees and students is governed mainly by:

The Copyright Act
Covers literary, dramatic, artistic, and musical works, sound recordings, performances, and communication signals. This includes works on the Internet.

Licenses
Many of the journal articles, e-books, and streaming videos from library databases that are used for teaching and learning are governed by licenses, rather than the Copyright Act. The institution has negotiated these licenses on behalf of students and employees, and each license has its own terms.

To learning more, check out the Library's Copyright Guide.

 

 

Copyright for faculty

Learn what's  allowed when dealing with course readings and media materials for teaching

Copyright for students

Learn what's allowed with course materials provided by professors and instructors

Copyright for staff

Learn what's allowed for general college uses

Online Course Resource & Reading Lists

Course resource and reading lists allow  faculty and instructors to easily track, manage, and integrate course resources into Moodle. Students can easily access lists of resources from their Moodle course or the Talis Aspire system. Faculty and instructors can request a course resource list through the Library. Students can search the system or access reading lists through Moodle. 

 

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Penticton campus of Okanagan College from a bird's eye view.
Penticton
Campus Library

583 Duncan Avenue West
Penticton, BC Canada
V2A 8E1

P: 250-490-3951

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Kelowna, BC Canada
V1Y 4X8

P: 250-862-5452 

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